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Louise Fryer presents music performed by the BBC SSO: Chopin's two piano concertos, plus Szymanowski's Concert Overture and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 6.

Louise Fryer presents music by the BBC SSO following our week's theme - Romantic piano concertos. Today, a rare chance to hear both of Chopin's concertos in the same programme: his first one features Angela Hewitt as soloist as part of a concert given in Glasgow just last night, conducted by Alexander Vedernikov, and also including Szymanowski's Concert Overture and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 6 'Pathétique'. The soloist in Chopin's second concerto, which follows, is Ewa Kupiec, under the baton of Stanislaw Skrowaczewski.

Szymanowski: Concert Overture in E major, Op. 12
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11
Angela Hewitt (piano)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Alexander Verdernikov (conductor).

2.50pm
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 (Pathétique)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Alexander Verdernikov (conductor).

3.40pm
Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21
Ewa Kupiec (piano),
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski (conductor).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Karol Szymanowski

    Concert overture in E major Op.12

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Concerto no. 1 in E minor Op.11 for piano and orchestra

  • Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Symphony no. 6 in B minor Op.74 (Pathetique)

  • Frédéric Chopin

    Concerto no. 2 in F minor Op.21 for piano and orchestra

    Conductor: Stanislaw SKROWACZEWSKI Performer: Ewa KUPIEC - Piano Performer: BBC Scottish S O

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